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Brexit Could Make Space Boffins All Topsy Wopsy, Innit?

The United Kingdom has opted out of the European Union. The Brexit is a pig’s breakfast, a trough full of implications. And in one sloppy corner is the UK’s future as a spacefaring nation. Analysts, economists, and experts galore are still trying to sort out exactly what the Brexit1 means. ...

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Space Photos of the Week: Monster Stars Show the Sun Who’s Boss

Slide: 6 / of 6 . Caption: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus that shows wrinkled plains that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters. When viewed with north pointing up, as in this image, the day-night boundary line (or terminator) ...

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Space Photos of the Week: This Cloud’s Going Places

Slide: 5 / of 6 . Caption: This edge-on spiral galaxy might not look like much, but it’s actually quite the misfit. Known as LO95 0313-192, the galaxy has massive radio jets, outbursts of superheated gas moving close to the speed of light. Though not visible in this image, these ...

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